Make an appointment
Breast rash is rarely an emergency. But make an appointment with your doctor if your breast rash doesn't respond to self-care within a week or two, or if it is accompanied by:
- Severe pain
- Sores that won't heal
- Signs and symptoms that worsen or last longer than a week
Self-care for breast rash
In the meantime, you may find some relief from your breast rash with these measures:
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- Take a warm bath or place a warm washcloth over the rash for a few minutes.
- Apply a fragrance-free moisturizer to the area.
- Take care of your skin. Don't scratch the rash.
- Avoid extra stress, because stress can make a rash itchier or make you more likely to scratch.
- Think about recent behaviors that may have caused your rash. Have you tried a new soap? Have you been wearing scratchy clothing? Stop using any new products that may have caused your rash.
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